Gordon Brown should be careful what he wishes for. In his tub-thumping 2004 conference speech, he declared: "I want us to build a shared national purpose, a British progressive consensus." He repeated the call for a "progressive consensus" a dozen times a
A thousand champagne-quaffing, canapé-munching Tories are crammed into a drab hotel function room by the Tower of London. The sell-out, sweltering, after-work reception for Conservative supporters from the City projects an unmistakable air of confidence,
Richard Reeves at the think-tank Demos is keen to stimulate debate about how cultures can promote "good character".
Duncan O'Leary on rebranding the Conservative party
Tim Adams of the Observer looks at the evolving influence of think tanks.
Demos researcher Celia Hannon explains how British children use spaces in unexpected ways.
They're still relied on to generate new ideas. But maintaining that privileged position in a web 2.0 world will require imagination
George Osborne has now claimed "fairness" as a core Tory value, the latest of a series of raids deep into Labour territory
Think-tank Demos recently published a set of essays called ‘The Future Face of Enterprise’, about what the UK needs to do to raise its game. One contribution came from Microsoft UK boss Gordon Frazer, who argued that ‘intrapreneurs’ (entrepreneurial types
To be dependent on the weather; to take time to construct a shelter for the night; to sleep with no bricks and mortar between you and the stars - all of that marks a radical contrast with lives that have become tame, domesticated and sanitised. Most peopl